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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

It's official, we've now hit 100 degrees at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, with all the humidity to boot.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Four of the top 14 NL batting leaders for the month of July are Dodgers: Howie Kendrick (4th at .375), Corey Seager (T8th at .333), Yasmani Grandal (12th at .327) and Justin Turner (14th at .324).

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Ten memories that defined Mike Piazza

A look back at the Hall of Fame moments and highlights from the career of Mike Piazza, arguably the best hitting catcher of all time.

Lineup: Angels (43-54) at Astros (53-44)

  • 1. Yunel Escobar, 3B (R)
  • 2. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
  • 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
  • 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
  • 5. Daniel Nava, LF (S)
  • 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
  • 7. Ji-Man Choi, 1B (S)
  • 8. Jett Bandy, C (R)
  • 9. Gregorio Petit, 2B (R)
  • SP: Tim Lincecum, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Turner has turned it on recently

Justin Turner leads the majors with 14 RBIs since the All-Star break, two coming in the Dodgers' 7-2 win over the Cardinals on Saturday. Elias Sports Bureau reports that only two other Dodgers have driven in that many in the first eight games following the break: Gil Hodges (1953) and Dusty Baker (1983).

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Dodgers snap Cardinals' win streak at five (1:04)
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Gonzalez crushes home run to dead center (0:23)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers 7, Cardinals 2, Final. Dodgers 4-4 on their second-half opening three-city, nine-game road trip.

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Gattis crushing it with two home run day (0:50)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Taylor replaces Corey Seager as Dodgers SS in the 7th inning. Seager returned from a stomach bug and played 16 innings Friday. It was another hot night Saturday as the Dodgers held a 7-2 lead.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda gave up 2 runs on 5 hits over 5.2 IP against the Cards. The team's well-used bullpen will have to pick up another 3.1 IP. Dodgers lead 7-2, T7.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

With a second-inning single, the Dodgers' Howie Kendrick extended his hit streak to 15 games.

Lineup: Dodgers (54-44) at Cardinals (52-44)

  • 1. Chase Utley, 2B (L)
  • 2. Corey Seager, SS (L)
  • 3. Justin Turner, 3B (R)
  • 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B (L)
  • 5. Howie Kendrick, LF (R)
  • 6. Yasmani Grandal, C (S)
  • 7. Andrew Toles, RF (L)
  • 8. Joc Pederson, CF (L)
  • 9. Kenta Maeda, RHP (R)
  • Daily notes

Lineup: Angels (43-53) at Astros (52-44)

  • 1. Yunel Escobar, 3B (R)
  • 2. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
  • 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
  • 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
  • 5. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
  • 6. Ji-Man Choi, 1B (S)
  • 7. Johnny Giavotella, 2B (R)
  • 8. Carlos Perez, C (R)
  • 9. Todd Cunningham, LF (S)
  • SP: Jered Weaver, RHP
  • Daily notes

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers called RHP Ross Stripling back to the major leagues. He was sent down May 23. Left-handed Grant Dayton was optioned back to AAA OKC after pitching two scoreless innings in his big league debut Friday at St. Louis.

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Lasorda describes greatness of Vin Scully (1:14)
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Lasorda: Scouts were clueless on Piazza (2:17)